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The most prominent event that comes to mind is an event that everyone has had at least once in his or her lives. This event changed my life in many ways. It has shaped me, changed me, and caused me to have more respect for not just my life, but also the lives of my friends, family and the people I love and care for.

This event happened in the middle of my freshman year at high school. I was young and innocent and had no idea that my outlook on life would change that day. It was a Tuesday and the morning classes had gone on as they would everyday. I was in the band and I knew every body there and they all liked me and respected me

I heard the news of my friend’s death while a bunch of other friends and I where sitting in the cafeteria eating lunch. A friend told me that Manuel Carrillo had been killed in a car crash. At first I didn't believe him because he was always playing bad jokes but then he grabbed my arm and yanked me right out of my seat. He said to me something I would never forget “this time I’m not joking” he said that a bunch of other peopl...


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